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Disinfection of bedpans
  1. E. M. Darmady,
  2. K. E. A. Hughes,
  3. J. D. Jones,
  4. D. Prince,
  5. Patricia Verdon
  1. Portsmouth and Isle of Wight Area Pathological Service


    A standard dish-washing machine fitted with an automatic cycle has been used to clean and disinfect bedpans. Visual and bacteriological examinations have shown that the machine produces superior and more reliable results than in trials of bedpans submitted to previously described methods.

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